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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, October 8, 2009


Advertiser Staff

Abbie "Alani" Ako, 96, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Sept. 28, 2009. Born in Hanapepe, Kaua'i. A housewife. Survived by son, Enoch Wayne; daughter, Verna Mae Branco; brothers, William Pakani and Rufino Daano; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at 'Alae Cemetery, Section I. Casual attire.

Grace Clark Alexander, 90, of Honolulu, died Oct. 2, 2009. Born in Coleharbor, N.D. A Realtor with Earl Thacker Co. Survived by son, Kevin; daughter, Terri; stepdaughter, Sharon Garcia; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren. Informal service 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Alexander residence, 4320 Pu'u Panini Ave. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Perfecto "Etoy" Cardenas Aquino, 85, of Kapolei, died Sept. 15, 2009. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired Ka'u Sugar Plantation laborer. Survived by wife, Conchita; sons, Wilson and Efren; daughters, Flora Sanchez, Thelma Ungos and Marivic Plumber; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Rosa, Esting Peralta and Marie. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Hazel Irene Carvalho, 89, of Honolulu, died Sept. 28, 2009. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by son, Patrick; daughter, Kathryn Cabacungan; one grandchild. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Patrick "Boy" Chong, 43, of Wai'anae, died Sept. 25, 2009. Born in Hawai'i. Survived by sons, Neill and Kendrick Chong-Jones; daughters, Eleanor Chong-Jones, Shanelle Chong-Galario and Cheyenne Chong-Jones; mother, Jennie Chong; brothers, Henry and William Chong; sisters, Anastasia Chong and Patricia Badayos; five grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Olive S. Davis, 98, of Kailua, died Sept. 9, 2009. Born in Saskatchewan. Survived by daughter, Heather Huel. Visitation 9 a.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo; service and scattering of ashes to follow. Lei and loose flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Rosemary Gonsalves DeCenzo, 77, of Monroeville, Pa., formerly of Waipahu, died Oct. 4, 2009. Survived by husband, Anthony Sr.; children, Anthony Jr., Louis, Leeanna Backus, Carol Olson, Michael, and Constance Paulino; brothers, Stephan "Pee Wee" Gonsalves, Joseph and James Jerviss, Jeffrey, Daniel, Thomas and Paul Gonsalves; sisters, Wilda Gray, Jeannette Figueroa, and Mildred Thomas; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandson. Service held. In lieu of flowers, donations to Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., Monroeville, PA 15146; or to the American Cancer Society in memory of Rosemary's grandson, Daniel Cano. Arrangements by Filia Funeral Home, Wilmerding, Pa.

Caelan Paul Halaiano, of Kapolei, died Oct. 2, 2009. Survived by parents, Ngana Aholelei and Patricia Mataele; brothers, Samuel Manoa, Joseph Tuipulotu, Luke, Canton and Noah Kaumatule; sisters, Charlotte Tuipulotu, Destiny Kaumatule and ChevonneUriel; grandparents, Paul and Leilani Aholelei, Akata Tuifua and Joe Tuilatai Mataele. Service 8 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center; burial 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

Tima Leone Hisatake, 61, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 2, 2009. Born in Apia, Samoa. A homemaker. Survived by mother, Lesaoa'i Laga Fruean Pritchard; sons, Allan Pisitoa Pritchard and Richard Dick Laga; daughters, Manuia Faatauvaamaua, Akenese "Aggie" Lewis, Matagaga Maua, Sineatu Laila Hisatake-Vele, Eileen Katie Ali'itasi Teu Hisatake-Vandunk and Eleanor-Rosemarie Hisatake Lauilefue; brothers, Mapu Paul Fruean and Albert Pritchard; sisters, Marina Mafatuataua Tapuolo, Manuia Leone Taefu, Atalina Letele, Seulata Eveline Ah-Fook, Victoria Pritchard-Tauanu'u and Oloka Miniora Pritchard; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Family Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Kerstan Kailikea Ho, 47, of Kailua, died Sept. 30, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Kerstan; mother, Kaylene; brother, Gerald; sister, Kay-Ella Dee. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Thomas Tsutomu Imata, 89, of Honolulu, died Sept. 30, 2009. Born in Waialua. Retired Fort Shafter procurement officer; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by daughters, Joanne Kobayashi and Michelle; granddaughters, Tracie and Julie Kobayashi. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Lena Chai Ngan Siu Jeter, 84, Lake Forest, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died Sept. 4, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Liberty Bank and Liberty House/Macy's. Survived by daughter, Mary Jeter Wong; grandchildren, Kelly, Jennifer, James and Kristi Wong; great-grandchild, Gabriel Yoon; siblings, May Siu Look, William and Lawrence Siu. Service held. Arrangements by Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary, Whittier, Calif.

Na'ilimakuwai'oleokekula-mehamehaokaluna'iu'iuokeahua "Na'i" Jacob Henry Kana, 20, of Waihe'e, Maui, died Oct. 1, 2009. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by parents, Jacob Jr. and Leinani; daughter, Kahali'aoku'uhaola Kana-Yarborough; brothers, Kamauliola and Ka'ananalu; sisters, Kanekapolei and Kaleinani; grandparents, Daniel and 'Awapuhi Carmichael, Jacob Sr. and Charlene Kana; companion, Risa Yarborough. Visitation 3 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Catholic Church; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Keanae YMCA Gym, Keanae, Maui; burial to follow at St. Gabriel's Church Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Ruth Eleanor Keller, 88, of Kailua, died Oct. 3, 2009. Born in New York City. A homemaker. Survived by son, Nicholas; daughters, Susan Dickinson and Karen Floor; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Donald Holmes Ho'oulu King, 85, of Kailua, died Oct. 1, 2009. Born in Hawai'i. Retired state Department of Transportation Highway Division engineer; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by son, Donald; daughters, Nancy, Debra Chu, Suzanne, and Michelle Davis; brother, Robert; sisters, Helen Kamperschroer, Elizabeth Chung-Hoon, Beatrice Ullman and Kaliko Ault; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at O'ahu Cemetery Chapel; service 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Henry Shigeo Kogachi, 89, of Mililani, died Sept. 19, 2009. Born in Okinawa, Japan. Survived by son, Keith; daughters, Doreen Nakamura and Karen; brother, Shigeji; sisters, Sarah Parton, June Burton, Shirley Hashimoto and Masako Cornell; four granddaughters. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

James Mitsuhiro Koizumi, 76, of Kailua, died Oct. 5, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired from the U.S. Air Force and federal government. Survived by wife, Blossom; daughters, Mavis Ishihara and Verna Nagamine; brother, Henry; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service noon; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

Keahihoku Kekoapo'okela Pe'a Lum, 17, of Honolulu, died Oct. 4, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Member of New Hope Christian Fellowship. Survived by mother, Lehua; father, Robert; sisters, Akalina Spencer and Anela; grandmother, Adeline; companion, Emily Callejo. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at New Hope Christian Fellowship-Sand Island; celebration of life service 10:30 a.m. to noon; reception to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Irene Theresa Moore, 81, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 3, 2009. Born in Holualoa, Hawai'i. Restaurant manager in the food industry. Survived by children, Theresa Hvassman, Mary Luster and William; hanai daughter, Samantha; brothers, Roy, George, Harry and Tom; sisters, Beatrice Neves and Eleanor Bodine; nine grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. today at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Service 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at the church. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawai'i.

Toshio Muraoka, 90, of Honolulu, died Sept. 21, 2009. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard painter; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by son, Stanley; daughter, Marilyn Takato; five grandchildren; sisters, Itsuko Tamura, Mitzi Horswill, Jean Miyhoshi and Sue Iwakiri. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Robert Livingston Penfield, 64, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died Sept. 30, 2009. Born in Torrance, Calif. A shipwright and home builder. Survived by wife, Lorraine; son, Gabriel; daughter, Nicole Tulai; brother, Clark; nieces. Celebration of life is planned. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo.

Stephen "Kiha" A Piilani Tam, 35, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died Oct. 3, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Hawaii Explosives & Pyrotechnics pyrotechnician. Survived by wife, Stacy; daughters, Opuulani, Kaleipualehua, Leilanileihulumamo, Kauhiwailiiliiokalani, and Jasmine Saragosa; hanai son, Kaiopua Pascual-Alameda; parents, Dennis and Chery; sisters, Keaopua and Keonaona; grandmother, Dorynne Ringler. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Ke Kula O Nawahiokalaniopuu (former Henry Opukahaia School), Kea'au, service 1 p.m.; cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Kamryn-Amara Aniola O'Kalani Kaaiai Teixeira, infant daughter of Albert and Shelli-Ann, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 4, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by brothers, Traigh, Trevor, Tyler and Tryston; sisters, Kaitlyn and Kayley; grandparents, John and Julie Kaaiai, Albert and Diana Teixeira; great-grandparents, Dorothy Joseph, Thomas Sr. and Joan-Aileen Kaaiai, Manabu and Sue Nambu. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service over the ashes 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Judith Poli Tsuyuko Mito Trueman, 86, of Honolulu, died Sept. 16, 2009. Born in Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by daughters, Ernnette Palencia, Vanda Maduli and Elvira Pinho; son, Gerald Mito; sister, Josephine "Pini" Kauwenaole; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren. Celebration of life over the ashes 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.

A. Donald Walstrum, 87, of Kailua, died Oct. 4, 2009. Born in Indiana. Retired professor. Survived by wife, Martha; daughters, Eve Walstrum Sanders and Sally; sister, June Miles. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

Lynnette Mieko Yamashiro, 68, of Kaneohe, died Sept. 30, 2009. Born in Kihei, Maui. Retired 'Ahuimanu Elementary School health aide. Survived by husband, George Sr.; sons, George Jr. and Mark; daughter, Laurie; grandsons, Tyler and Evan; brothers, Henry, Stanley and Thomas Ogasawara; sister, Sally Macomber. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service over the ashes 11:45 a.m.; reception to follow; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.